Wright House is a home for older adults and people with disabilities in Harrington Village, a neighborhood in the heart of Shelburne. Wright House opened in July 2014 and offers 36 affordable one-bedroom apartments. The building is energy efficient, supported by solar panels that generate 30KW of electricity and has achieved National Green Building Standards “Gold” and Enterprise “Green” certifications. The apartments have rental assistance through USDA Rural Development. Wright House offers SASH® (Support and Services at Home) at no additional cost to residents.

Features

  • 36 one-bedroom apartments
  • All utilities are included in rent except telephone, cable and internet service
  • Discounted cable rates
  • Laundry facilities on each floor
  • Discounted cable rates
  • Secure entry
  • Smoke-free housing
  • Located within walking distance of churches, shopping center and bike path
  • Salon
  • Raised garden beds
  • Walking paths
  • On-site exercise room
  • Underground and on-site parking
  • On-site SASH coordinator
  • 24-hour maintenance emergency system
  • Large common rooms with fireplace and kitchen
  • Central air conditioning
  • Special Services Transportation Authority (SSTA) available
  • On Green Mountain Transit bus line
  • Weekly wellness nurse visits
  • Social, cultural and recreational activities program